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Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall

November 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People pass by balloons of the art project “Lichtgrenze 2014″ or lightborder 2014, along the Berlin Wall in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. The light installation featuring 8,000 luminous white balloons commemorates the division of Berlin, marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall on the weekend. (AP Photo/Steffi Loos) BERLIN...

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Yemen announces lineup of its new Cabinet

November 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Supporters of Yemen’s ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh, shown on a picture, center, chant slogans to express their rejection of U.S. Ambassador Matthew H. Tueller during a demonstration against foreign interference in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Nov. 7,...

DNA study dates Eurasian split from East Asians

November 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

The 1954 photo provided by the Centre for GeoGenetics of the Natural History Museum of Denmark shows M .M. Gerasimov (on the right) with A.N. Rogachev (head of expedition on the left) excavating the fossil of Kostenki XIV in Kostenki-Borshchevo in what is now...

3 presidents press Burkina Faso on civilian rule

November 5, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Burkina Faso Lt. Col. Issac Yacouba Zida, center, leaves a government building after meeting with political leaders in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. International envoys tried Tuesday to resolve Burkina Faso’s political crisis, with...

Asia stocks lower after Europe growth downgraded

November 5, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Specialist Michael Gagliano, left, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Stocks edged lower on Tuesday, led by a drop in energy stocks as the price of oil fell to its lowest in four years following...

A lifetime of perks in UAE help cushion wealth gap

November 4, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 photo, an Emirati man with his son and other western tourists visit a 1950 mock-up of main Suq and the creek at the Dubai museum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Life radically changed in the Gulf with the discovery of oil. By...

Japan’s Nikkei gains, other markets subdued

November 4, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People are reflected on the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Japan’s stock benchmark surged 4 percent Tuesday, boosted by central bank stimulus and the government pension fund’s plan to buy more equities....

UN climate report offers stark warnings, hope

November 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Presenting a report on climate change, with from left, Minister of State for Envionment of Peru Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Chairman of the IPCC Rajendra K. Pachauri and Secretary of the IPCC Renata Christ, present a comprehensive...

Power restored as Bangladesh struggles to fix grid

November 2, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Bangladeshi salesman interacts with a customer during a blackout in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Bangladesh was struggling to restore power late Saturday, hours after being hit with a nationwide blackout that started when a transmission line...

Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

October 31, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti government political leader Boukari Kabore, center, among anti government protestors in Burkina Faso after the announcement of a new interim leader, Gen. Honore Traore, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. The president of Burkina Faso...